Rock Hill Reviews & Recognition

The love and commitment of our Goddard families inspires us every day. To help make each child’s learning experiences the best they can be, we are always happy to listen when parents share their expectations. Here’s what our families have to say.

  • The Goddard school has been the best experience for both of my children and for us as parents. We have seen so much growth in our children, social /emotionally and academically. The staff is always so kind, patient, and loving. As parents, we have never felt so comfortable and trusting with a school.

    Bryce & Everleigh's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • I absolutely love having my boys here at Goddard the staff is very friendly and supportive. As a first-time mother I am very appreciative of the care given to my boys and the suggestions I've receive to help them grow and learn and adjust as they transition from each class.

    Zander & Zayd's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • Our child can sometimes push the limits, testing his boundaries and the Goddard School of Rock Hill has been patient and creative in helping up work with him to succeed in this environment.

    Oliver Johnson's Legal Guardian

    Preschool Classroom

  • My kids just started Goddard and I am already in love with the school. It is a very organized institution with well trained and professional teachers. they have a holistic approach to training kids and make room for kids with initial challenges

    Ella & Ethan's Mother

    Preschool Classroom

  • We feel that Goddard is the best in the area. This means that the educators and management prioritize professional development and value parent communication.

    Chloe's Father

    Junior-K Classroom

  • Employees that show they care about my child.

    James's Father

    Preschool Classroom

  • Welcoming environment. Great communication. Safety protocols and procedures. Happy kids.

    Brynlee's Mother

    Pre-K Classroom

  • I feel all of the teachers and administrators have the best interest of the students at heart. When any parental concern has arisen they have taken care of it or met with me timely and to my ultimate satisfaction. I could not recommend this school enough and am glad that my 4 year old will have such a great foundation for kindergarten next year.

    Quinn & Aidan's Father

    Junior-K Classroom

  • Great teachers. Ms. Alvita is amazing. We love getting updates in tadpoles. Love the security.

    Emilia “Emi” 's Mother

    Junior-K Classroom

  • We absolutely love Goddard Rock Hill. Enrolling my son has been such a blessing to our family!

    Landon's Mother

    Preschool Classroom

  • Goddard is a really great learning environment. The teachers not only teach the children, but nurture and love them as well. The are the best preschool program around.

    Melanie & Dominique (DJ)'s Mother

    Preschool Classroom

  • Caring leadership & teachers who are attentive and listens to you respectfully at all times.

    Leila Claire's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • The family atmosphere, tadpoles, and curriculum.

    Maryn's Mother

    Preschool Classroom

  • I love the communication daily of my son day. I can tell he is learning which is great. I love it!

    Kyrie 's Mother

    Pre-K Classroom

  • The staff made my daughter feel comfortable within a week of being there. She had no contact with anyone but family for the first 18 months of her life and now she is so excited everytime we pull up to the building, can't wait to be inside. The daily communication of how the day went is fantastic and comforting as a parent. The fact that Goddard is more of a school than a run of the mill day care is evident with the improvement of certain skills I have seen in a short time.

    Ciceley's Father

    Preschool Classroom

  • Everything. All the staff is amazing. My son loves going to school and has learned so much.

    David's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • Great Teachers with a wonderful learning environment.

    Rahlee & Colson's Father

    Toddler Classroom

  • The curriculum, consistency, and compassion for my children

    Rahlee & Colson's Mother

    Pre-K Classroom

  • We love Goddard and our daughter is thriving since we began a year ago. She has learned and grown so much. We appreciate feeling like family each day we enter the building!

    Ava's Mother

    Preschool Classroom

  • My daughter has progressed so much since switching to Goddard. My wife and I love everything about the Goddard school and are so thankful for the hard work to ensure a safe, and stimulating environment for Rory. Thank you - The Weiland’s

    Rory's Father

    Preschool Classroom

  • We love our teachers Ms Chelsea and Ms Anna. They seem to enjoy their jobs and we trust our little one with them. All of the staff is very friendly. We love the daily reports.

    Elena's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • The teachers and staff are great. Our nervous little had a relatively easy adjustment. The teachers and staff worked with us closely to settle me kiddo down at school.

    Reyan's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • Communication Daily updates Positive & Friendly staff Curriculum The building is well kept I feel like my kid is always in good hands there

    Nia's Mother

    Preschool Classroom

  • The Goddard School has exceeded every expectation we had for our daughter’s childcare and education.

    Rory's Mother

    Preschool Classroom

  • I absolutely love The Goddard. I appreciate you all and your staff for always having the best interest of the kids and parents as high priority. You alls efforts and care goes far beyond any words that can ever be expressed. You all have been a blessing to my daughters develop in every way possible and for that I am grateful.

    Melani's Mother

    Pre-K Classroom

  • They take such good care of the kids and make learning really fun for them.

    Aiden & Asher's Mother

    Junior-K Classroom

  • The curriculum and the enthusiasm of the teachers.

    Samantha & Elizabeth's Mother

    Preschool Classroom

  • The owners and staff at this school truly care about the children they teach and care for. I always feel safe leaving my child for the day, even as the world turns crazy around us. 5 stars to this school.

    Quinn & Aidan's Father

    Preschool Classroom

  • My child is loved and cared for in a clean, positive, safe environment. That’s all I can ask for.

    Eleanor (Ellie)'s Mother

    Infant Classroom

  • My son has learned so much in just a short amount of time being there! Everyone who works there is so nice!

    Marshall's Mother

    Pre-K Classroom

  • I love the family oriented atmosphere that I receive each day at drop off and pick times. The Goddard Family is very intentional about each aspect the whole child. We were at a different place prior to coming to Goddard and I am very glad we made the switch. There is no other place I would rather take my daughter.

    Ava's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • We really love the atmosphere and Goddard’s approach of meeting the kids where they are and helping coach them to the next step. It has been amazing to see the level of progress we have seen with our two boys since joining the school. A world class group for sure.

    Aiden & Asher's Father

    Junior-K Classroom

  • Our child loves going to school! He is so happy to be there and when we pick him up. Everyone knows him by name and all have a smile on their face always! Our son is thriving there and we are so grateful he can be at such a good school!

    Parker's Mother

    Preschool Classroom

  • The owners and teachers are wonderful! My daughter really thrives off of the relationships and she is learning so much! We have felt like family from day one.

    Henley & Baby's Mother

    Preschool Classroom

  • Absolutely love Goddard! Recommend it to everyone we know. Our daughter has thrived in their environment!

    Brynlee's Mother

    Junior-K Classroom

  • People actually want to be here- the teachers, the staff, the kids. Enough said!

    David's Father

    Preschool Classroom

  • Friendly directors and teachers. Clean. Love the tadpoles app!

    Ethan's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • Communication and approach to growing students is world class.

    Aiden & Asher's Father

    Junior-K Classroom

  • Great communication. I feel like my daughter is known by teachers and if safe while I am not there.

    Caleb & Melissa's Mother

    Junior-K Classroom

  • Everything and everyone is amazing. The attention to every child on not only a growth and development but also on a personal level is great. Classroom control and curriculum is always maintained in both a professional and fun atmosphere. Most of all, my child loves her time there and always comes home with positive, fun, stories from her day.

    Ava's Father

    Toddler Classroom

  • We truly love Goddard!!! The staff is so professional and I feel that my daughter is in good hands when I drop her off.

    Alexia Bell's Mother

    Preschool Classroom

  • Excellent curriculum that’s both challenging and appealing to my son’s age group. The building design and overall appearance is inviting and modern.

    Rylan & Dylan's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • I like how friendly the staff is and how understanding my son's teachers are. I appreciate that he's learning and playing while he's there. I like the security features in the building. Overall it is just a great environment for my son and I'm very happy with our experience so far.

    William's Mother

    Preschool Classroom

  • The teachers at this school are the best anyone could ask for! My son has come along so much since having their guidance and Ms. Penny's curriculum standards are super high. The school is very safe with it's security and it's very clean. I am so proud to have sent my son to this school.

    Logan's Mother

    Goddard Graduate

  • Staff. Schedule. Depth of learning. Broad range of activities for students. Communication between staff and parents.

    Clara's Father

    Pre-K Classroom

  • The Teachers and administration are phenomenal. Our son is WAY ahead of most other kids his age and is DIRECTLY because of Goddard!

    John Parker's Father

    Junior-K Classroom

  • Attentive to the kids, love the communications on our kids and what they are doing.

    Chloe's Mother

    Preschool Classroom

  • People, teacher lesson plans, safety, Ms. Penny, every single person remembering your name and your baby’s name! I mean everything!

    Emmie's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • The staff and teachers are very personable. They know my child by name and interact with her on a personal level. When talking with her teachers and administrators they can tell how and what she did for the day.

    Ava's Father

    Toddler Classroom

  • The location with the trees surrounding the property. Off a busy street. The staff and cleanliness. Security at the entrance.

    Amelia & Alaina's Mother

    Junior-K Classroom

COGNIA™ ACCREDITED

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June 2022 - June 2027

LEED CERTIFICATION - 2013 SILVER

The Goddard School located in Rock Hill was built to “green” standard. The 9,470 square foot center was positioned on its lot to take advantage of natural light. Each room has LED lights on dimmers and a solar panel array on the roof. The building is largely free of VOCs and volatile organic compounds. With a stamp of approval by the U.S. Green Building Council and LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified, the facility meets both the educational needs of the school and green building standards.

November 2013 - November 2022

ECO SCHOOL - NATIONAL WILDLIFE FOUNDATION

Eco-Schools is an internationally acclaimed program that provides a framework to help educators integrate sustainable principles throughout their schools and curriculum. The Eco-Schools program strives to model environmentally sound practices, provide support for greening the curriculum and enhance science and academic achievement.

January 2020 - January 2022

P21 EXEMPLAR - PARTNERSHIP FOR 21ST CENTURY SKILLS: A NETWORK OF BATTELLE FOR KIDS

The mission of P21: A Network of Battelle for Kids (BFK) is to serve as a catalyst to position 21st century readiness at the center of American K-12 education by building collaborative partnerships among education, business, community and government leaders. P21, now a network of BFK, will continue to support a vision for learning to ensure 21st century readiness for every student. The Goddard School strives to provide the best possible learning environment, educational framework and professional development opportunities.

January 2020 - January 2022

ROCK HILL SCHOOL DISTRICT

The Goddard School located in Rock Hill is a member of the Rock Hill School District’s Golden Apple Club and also represents private schools in the four-year strategic steering committee for Rock Hill District 3.

January 2020 - January 2022

STEM EDUCATION COALITION MEMBER

The Coalition represents the broadest and most unified voice in advocating for policies to improve STEM education at all levels. As an alliance of more than 500 business, professional, and education organizations, they work aggressively to raise awareness in Congress, the Administration, and other organizations about the critical role that STEM education plays in enabling the U.S. to remain the economic and technological leader of the global marketplace of the 21st century.

January 2020 - January 2022

YORK COUNTY CHAMBER MEMBER

The York County Regional Chamber of Commerce is leading the region to become the premier place to live, work and conduct business in the Carolinas. They are a private, nonprofit organization made up of over 700 business members in South Carolina. Their mission is to build a business environment that creates economic prosperity for its members and community by serving as the voice of the business community and by providing a support network for members.

January 2020 - January 2022

HULAFROG'S #1 MOST LOVED

The Goddard School located in Rock Hill, SC was selected as a Most Loved Daycare by Hulafrog, a network of hyperlocal websites for parents. Each website is a “go-to” guide to life with kids around town.

January 2014 - January 2015
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